Monday, May 22, 2017

PowerCad-M Version 1.5

From the Autodesk App Store:

About This Version

Version 1.5, 5/22/2017
  • Now supports Revit 2018
  • Added feature that aligns circuit path with cable tray or conduit ( Revit 2018 only)
  • Added panelboard isolator to single line diagram
  • Redesigned Electrical Distribution Network Browser screen


Dramatically reduce the time to build your electrical design in Autodesk® Revit®.  PowerCad-M is a live electrical schematic that gives you ultimate control over your electrical design, simplifying your design workflow and allowing you see exactly what’s going on in your model.

  • Calculate electrical planning loads using the room or space data in your model
  • Check all the families that should connect to an electrical system within your model simply
  • Build your electrical system with a unique drag and drop interface
  • Find unconnected boards and connect them with ease
  • Access the panel schedule or zoom to the component in 3D space directly from the schematic
  • Rename panels with ease, including adding the floor they are located on in their name
  • Export electrical data to excel
  • Publish your completed schematic to a drafting [view] quickly to be included in your construction drawings
  • Export your electrical model to PowerCad-5 to calculate arc fault, complete maximum demand calculations, harmonic analysis and much more
  • Use PowerCad-M as verification tool to quickly check the electrical system in any model

Export electrical information from your model to Excel

Display planning loads in an electrical single line diagram.

Publish your single line diagram to a drafting view.

Estimate electrical planning loads and assign them to panelboards

Assign Panelboards to Electrical Distribution Zones

PowerCad Software has been creating software for electrical engineers for over 25 years and is an Authorised Autodesk Developer.  Download the 14-day free trial of PowerCad-M today to try it yourself.

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For the latest software update details please see our release notes.

PowerCad-M is brought to you by PowerCad Software. It's priced at 120.00 USD.

This add-in is compatible with Revit 2018, 2017, 2016, and 2015.

There's more information available on the Autodesk App Store.

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